Words: Brady and Tate, A New Version of the Psalms of David
1 Who place on Zion's God their trust, like Zion's rock shall stand; Like her immovably be fixed by his almighty hand.
2 Look how the hills on ev'ry side Jerusalem enclose; So stands the Lord around his saints, to guard them from their foes.
3 The wicked may afflict the just, but ne'er too long oppress, Nor force him by despair to seek base means for his redress.
4 Be good, O righteous God, to those who righteous deeds affect; The heart that innocence retains let innocence protect.
5 All those who walk in crooked paths the Lord shall soon destroy; Cut off th' unjust, but crown the saints with lasting peace and joy.